Nisswa 100 cross-country snowmobile race taking place this weekend
Inaugural event around Nisswa and Lake Shore is part of the Cor Powersports professional snowmobile race series
NISSWA — The inaugural Nisswa 100 cross-country snowmobile race will take place Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 26-27.
This is a stop on the Cor Powersports professional snowmobile race series that is expected to bring 150-170 racers, their teams and their families to Nisswa.
The course will include 30 miles of ditches and groomed trails in the woods.
Racing starts at 9 a.m. both days next to Crocker Collision on County Road 29 in Lake Shore. The event is open to snowmobilers and spectators. Register to race by Wednesday, Feb. 23.
"We're proud to be bringing it back," Nisswa Chamber President Pam Dorion said. "Snowmobile racing used to be such a big part of this area."
Dorion called the event the Daytona 500 of snowmobile racing.
Anyone who would like to volunteer should call the chamber at 218-963-2620.